Who was Conor McCaughey?
Conor McCaughey was a fabulous GAA (Gaelic Athletic Association) player and has participated in various league and underage championship victories. He played for the club Trillick St Macartans and participated in a handful of games for their reserved team last season. Conor has played a vital role in helping the club achieve the Tráth na gCeist Scór na nÓg along with his brother Eoghan. Conor was the son of Bernie and Dermot. He was considered a treasured brother by his siblings; Michael (Sarah), Caitriona (Greg), Diarmaid, Seán, and Eoghan.
His death has devastated everyone. He was very young to die so suddenly. He has left his parents and siblings behind. Conor was the champ for both the club and his family. The news of his death put everyone in a state of shock and utter sorrow. Conor was yet to achieve a lot in his life but death has never been under our control. His lifespan was very less. Though Conor’s family was lucky enough to raise such a talented human. Conor will be remembered by everyone.
The news and cause of his death:
Conor McCaughey died suddenly on 8th November 2022. The news of his death was shared by the club he played best for. The club shared this news on their Facebook post.
The post state, “Our club is devastated following the sudden passing of one of our players, Conor McCaughey. Our most sincere and heartfelt thoughts and prayers are with Conor’s family Dermot, Bernie, Michael, Caitríona, Diarmaid, Seán, and Eoghan, his wider family, and his wide circle of friends. Conor has played for our club from a young age and has been involved in several recent underage championships and league successes. Last year Conor played several games on our reserve team. Conor also played a pivotal role in winning the Tráth na gCeist Scór na nÓg county title alongside his brother Eoghan.”
“As a club, we will try our very best to support the McCaughey family and Conor’s friends at this heartbreaking time. All club activities are canceled until further notice. D’imigh tú i mbláth na hóige, ar Sholas na bhFlaitheas go raibh d’anam – You departed in the bloom of youth, may your soul be granted the Light of Heaven,” the statement ended.
The club is highly devastated by Conor’s demise. Our deepest condolence to the club and Conor’s family. May his Soul Rest in Peace.
The loss of a shining champ is a moment of sorrow for everyone. Scroll down to know about his funeral timings.
The Funeral of Conor McCaughey:
The Funeral Times wrote, “McCaughey Conor, Trillick died suddenly on Tuesday 8th November 2022, formerly of Bodoney Road, Trillick, BT78 3SQ. Beloved son of Dermot and Bernie. Treasured brothers of Michael (Sarah), Caitríona (Greg), Diarmaid, Seán, and Eoghan. Conor will be reposing in his late residence from 10 am on Thursday 10th November. House Strictly Private.”
“Conor will leave his late residence at 10.30 am on Friday 11th November for 11 am requiem Mass in St. Macartan’s Church, Trillick followed by his burial afterward in the adjoining cemetery. For those who wish to show a presence along the funeral route, Conor will travel from Bodoney Road, along Effernan Road and Kilskeery Road to arrive at St Macartan’s Church at 10.50 am. Alternatively, the funeral Mass may be viewed via the Kilskeery Parish webcam. Deeply regretted and sadly missed his loving parents, brothers, sister, entire family circle, and friends. Our Lady prays for him,” the statement ended.
According to this statement by Funeral times, Conor’s body left his house and all his family members at 10:30 am today. May he get the best place in heaven!